Fall Fashion Trends 2013:
5 Ways to Make Your Summer Pieces Work for Fall, Too
Summer Trend: Peek-a-Boo Lace
Your Transitional Helper: A Leather Jacket
Toughen up the sweet candy-colored fabric, as seen on Carven and Eva Mendes, with a leather topper. Zip up in a warm caramel hue or keep cool with straight-up classic black. From cropped bombers to moto styles, they deliver the right dose of downtown chic while covering up off-season cutouts.
Coach, leather, $798; coach.com.
Evangeline Lilly swept onto the red carpet at The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug premiere in a black slightly sheer Alberta Ferretti gown with a lace overlay and tiers of tulle at the skirt, keeping all accessories to a minimum, save for studs and a gold bracelet.